Nzikazi Wilderness Camp
Travel Blogs from Kruger National Park
... we're greeted by our ranger, Steve, and his tracker, Heavyness (whom is actually slim and short). Steve is a bright 25 year old South African with a lot of energy. He kind of reminds me of my sister in a way. They're both traveling all of the place without a care in the world and are extremely happy to be where they are. They make friends wherever they go and can make any stranger feel right at home. We have our first evening safari around 4:00. And I swear, ...
The next day after another 5am start we did an all day game drive and enjoyed seeing lots more animals including a rare black rhino. On our return we cooled off with a refreshing swim in the pool whilst watching bathing hippos grunt away in the background.
Tomorrow after a further morning game drive we fly to Jo'burg for our last night in South Africa before flying ...
... our bus who would be our safari group; a random mix people. There was Beth from America, Laura's age taking a holiday in SA from primary teaching; Farah and Fanar, brother and sister from Holland but originally Iraq, both students; and then Steve, a rather eccentric person who had the potential to be rather annoying on the trip :S
We arrived at our campsite at around 2pm with the car loaded to the brim with all our meal for the next 3 days and quickly got set up in ...
... certainly among the simplest. The airport itself was little more than a thatched roof hut...
From there, we were whisked off to a bar known as 'The Stables' to hang out and watch the England Vs Slovenia match...
I thought it may be a themed bar, but no, this place was ACTUALLY a stable... lol or at least had been very recently.
It wasnt too long before England were through and we were off to the stadium for the Australia match! ...
... in Eden are very beautiful in contrast. In enclosure one the oldest lady of the group had completely lost the knowledge of social behaviour in a group with other Chimps. Now, she has adopted one of the youngest chimps. She is not just trying to raise the young one, but the young one is teaching her how to behave socially as a Chimpansee again at the same time!
In enclosure 2 some older Chimps live. Zac is their current and only recent Alpha Male. ...
Other places to stay in Kruger National Park
R40, Kapama Private Game Reserve, Kapama Private Game Reserve | 4 star hotelfrom $456
Kruger National Park, Nelspruit, 1350, Kruger National Park | 2 star hotelfrom $94
Imbali Concession, Kruger Park, Skukuza, 1350, Kruger National Park | 4 star hotelfrom $563
Kruger National Park | 2 star hotelfrom $64
Kruger National Park, P. O. Box 88, Skukuza 1350, Kruger National Park | Hotelfrom $1,309